Renowned Ifa Priest, Oluwo (Dr.) Fasola Faniyi Becomes Araba Of Ota, Awori Land
Ota was on Tuesday, brought to standstill as Olota of Ota, HRM Professor AbdulKabir Adeyemi Obalanlege installed Oluwo Dr. Fashola Faniyi (Awise of Tetiku, Owode Ota) as the Araba of Ota.
Oluwo Fashola Faniyi, a graduate of Biochemistry at Olabisi Onabanjo University, and the President/CEO of Ancestral Pride Temple Ltd was was conferred with the chieftaincy title owning to his track record in Ifa divination and his immense contribution to the overall growth of Ota.
While conferring the title on Dr. Fasola, Oba Adeyemi described him as a very ‘kind-hearted who have th love of his community at heart. Adding that the title was well desecring.
Olota advised the new Araba to be steadfast and upright as his new position is that is one of the highest chieftaincy positions in Ota while also enjoining him to be well behaved.
The Araba of Ota during an interview with VOA News Correspondent expressed his immense joy and apprecation to Olota and council members, his wife, parent and Ifa priests for making the title conferment achievable. “I am very grateful to the Almighty God for making me to witness today, and my special appreciation goes to my mum and my wife, they stood by me and am very happy to have them as my backbone.
My co-appreciation goes to the Ifa association, herbalist (Babalawo) association, Isese believers generally, my friends from Iwo, Oshogbo and well wishers present at my installation ceremony”.
The new Araba of Ota who is also the Awise of Owode Onitetitku, has bagged several awards in his over two decades of Ifa practice